Oregon Minimum Wage
What are Minimum Wages in Oregon?
What's the minimum wage in Oregon? For entrepreneurs and small business owners with employees, it's important to know whether your state has a minimum wage law. Information on minimum wages can be tough to find so we've done the research for you. Here's the minimum wage for Oregon.
As of January 1, 2021, minimum wage in Oregon is $12.00.
Oregon is one of 45 states that have enacted minimum wage laws. The minimum wage in Oregon is $4.75 greater than the current Federal minimum wage rate of $7.25.
Oregon's minimum wage was just $8.95 per hour as recently as 2013, but has been increasing steadily since then. The minimum wage will increase annually from 2016 through 2022 on a set schedule, going to $12.75 on July 1, 2021 and to $13.50 on July 1, 2022.
According to 2012 US Bureau of Labor Statistics data, there were then 11,000 minimum wage workers in Oregon, representing 1.10 percent of the hourly workforce.
Please realize that the Oregon minimum wages cited above may have changed since we posted this minimum wage information. State minimum wages can change because new laws are enacted or because old laws contained scheduled increases. You should also be aware that state law often exempts particular company types, occupations and industries. To get the latest minimum wages for Oregon, visit www.dol.gov.
Last Updated: January 4, 2021.
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